Hearing on TCP Homeless Services Contract


CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING

Contracting for the Homeless Services Continuum of Care

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces an oversight hearing of the Committee of the Whole on “Contracting for the Homeless Services Continuum of Care.” The oversight hearing will be held on Monday, September 28, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chamber, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

The purpose of this oversight hearing is to examine the District’s contracting processes in the context of homeless services. Currently, the District invests over $100 million in the homeless services continuum each year. As the District enters into another option year of the homeless services continuum contract, the Comittee is interested in gathering information regarding the District’s approach to contracting for these services, performance measures used to assess contractor success, and areas for improvement.

This hearing is part of the Committee of the Whole’s continued oversight in the area of homelessness, as well as its oversight of procurement, generally. Due to the specialized nature of the information to be sought during this hearing, only witnesses with particular expertise will be invited to testify during this hearing.

Those who wish may submit written statements for the record to Alana Intrieri, Special Counsel to the Chairman, at aintrieri@dccouncil.us or to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 410 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 12, 2015.